Besides tearing asunder the bonds of marriage, divorce has a way of separating people from real estate they thought they would be with forever.
And so, a few months after filing for divorce from her husband of 15 years Thaddaeus Scheel, Marcia Gay Harden is also parting ways with their beautiful Harlem brownstone at 351 West 120th Street.
After the couple listed the house with Stribling broker Cathy Taub in March, it didn’t take long for someone new to come along. The property went into contract after just a few weeks on the market, and city records show that it sold for ask to Monica and Jonathan Lindsell for the $2.75 million ask (a sale first spotted by the Real Deal).
Detachment is the latest curiosity from London-born singer-songwriter-painter-film director Tony Kaye, whose first film, a violent exposé of neo-Nazism called American History X, caused a minor sensation in 1998. This one is about a month in the life of a different kind of tortured, alienated soul—the substitute teacher. It opens March 16 but like a flight to nowhere, it’s already available for preboarding on television, where you can catch it anytime on Video on Demand.
Harper’s Bazaar has all sorts of fun ideas tucked up its couture sleeve. The latest: recreating the Marc Jacobs spring ’08 runway show as a spoof, to be snapped by famed fashion photog Peter Lindbergh. This clip shows the on-set happenings at the magazine shoot. And make sure to keep your eyes peeled for Read More
“We just want to get it over with—we have to move mountains this week,” designer Mark Badgley lamented to the Daily Transom the other evening at a party uptown.
But after the soft hair-salon music had come on, and Anna Wintour, in impenetrable shades, and Marcia Gay Harden had made their Read More
RAILS & TIES
Running time 96 minutes
Directed by Alison Eastwood
Written by Micky Levy
Starring Kevin Bacon, Marcia Gay Harden, Miles Heizer
Alison Eastwood’s Rails & Ties, from a screenplay by Micky Levy, marks Ms. Eastwood’s directorial debut after a 23-year, 14-film acting career that began in 1984 opposite Read More
This weekend we’ll be treated to a blessed break from the heavy-duty Oscar-hopeful onslaught of late. If, like us, you have barely been able to breathe under the weight of recent movies (see Reservation Road, Rendition, Things We Lost in the Fire—ouch! It hurts!), Halloween torture flicks might actually feel like relief. The folks at Read More
The rush to Harlem continues, with celebrity home-buyers north of 110th Street upping the ante in the increasingly trendy neighborhood. The latest addition is Academy Award–winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, who closed Dec. 30 on a four-story townhouse on West 120th Street, just a few blocks away from Columbia University.
Ms. Harden and her husband, Read More